Rapoport said Foster and the 49ers probably will try to fight the suspension on the grounds that marijuana is legal where Foster plays.
Tuscaloosa police arrested 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster on Friday and charged him with second-degree possession of marijuana. Here’s a statement from the 49ers: “The San Francisco 49ers organization is aware of the matter involving Reuben Foster and we are currently gathering all relevant facts.” Foster failed a drug test at the NFL Combine and hosted a party that was sponsored by a vaporizer company during the NFL draft. To read…
First-year coach kyle Shanahan and his squad shook off a disastrous 0-9 start to show solid improvement in the season’s final seven games.
The rookies made their biggest impact the final two weeks of the season. In those games, Breida ran 23 times for 146 yards and a touchdown, Kittle caught seven passes for 142 yards and a touchdown, Witherspoon intercepted a pass, Foster recorded 10 tackles and Colbert recorded nine tackles.
No team that had started 0-9 had finished season with more than three wins, but 49ers doubled that mark.
Congratulations to Kyle Shanahan and the 49ers for finishing the year on a five-game winning streak. The offseason will be awfully interesting.
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LA said it won’t play its main players, but that won’t lessen the pressure on a handful of 49ers players.
Defensive coordinator Robert Saleh’s squad made impressive gains after the bye week but also displayed its weaknesses.
‘I think he can be even more explosive and more violent when he hits with proper technique,’ the team’s defensive coordinator said.
The Rams represent what the 49ers aspire to, an elite team. After winning only four games last season, the Rams turned things around fast.